Lessons learnt

A series of success stories where effective mitigation processes proved to still yield good results amidst the drought.  Langgewens, one of the Western Cape Department of Agriculture’s research farms is featured as an example of such success.

Farming for a drier future – WWF agricultural water file

Although recent rains and heavy snowfall have brought relief, the impact of the severe drought in the Western Cape is

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Smaller 2018 wine grape harvest delivers promising quality

Distell’s head winemaker, Niël Groenewald said the 2018 wine grape harvest, some two weeks later than in previous years, had

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Forces of NATURE

  If there is one sector that understands  both the beauty and brutality of our environment, it is agriculture. The

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Western Cape Department of Agriculture using innovative ways to communicate drought information

The Department of Agriculture has developed a series of new and innovative ways to communicate with the public about the

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Wesgro and GreenCape host Dialogue on the Strengthening of the Cape Water Sector

On 26 March 2018, Wesgro and GreenCape hosted a dialogue engagement to discuss how best to turn the water crisis

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Calculating the cost of the drought on Agriculture; Winde calls on new National Minister to set his department right

Calculating the cost of the drought on Agriculture Research conducted into the economic impact of the drought on agriculture has

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Water saving tip #1

Visit https://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve/ for more water saving tips 100+ Ways To Conserve Water

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Langgewens, Tygerhoek and Riversdale – a study in drought mitigation through Conservation Agriculture

The current winter rainfall production season was certainly one of the driest across the whole of the Western Cape. Conservation

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Groot uitdagings vir vrugtebedryf – Drought challenges fruit industry – Hortgro

Groot uitdagings vir vrugtebedryf Persverklaring: 19 Januarie 2018 Die knellende droogte in die Wes-Kaap plaas vrugteboere en landelike gemeenskappe onder

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Inligtingsdae: Effektiewe besproeiing tydens waterskaarste – Vinpro

WEET JY … Wat die huidige stand van waterbronne is? Hoe die wingerdstok water deur die seisoen gebruik? Hoe beperkte

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Guideline: Management of grapevines during drought periods – Vinpro

This document highlights a few practical guidelines for managing vineyards during drought conditions. Always bear in mind that these are

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Water uit die woestyn

Droogte is geensins ’n vreemde verskynsel in Afrika nie, maar met erge droogtes kan innovasie die verskil tussen sink of

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